How to Keep Your South Beloit and Belvidere Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to be comfortable during the South Beloit and Belvidere winter, your furnace will demand some maintenance to make sure it’s working at its best. If you’ve already arranged your yearly tune-up with Fleming Heating & Air Conditioning Inc., you’re right on schedule. Don’t fret if you haven’t, you still can! Contact us at [[phonenumber]] to schedule your appointment. Between professional service appointments, there are many things you can do to keep your furnace working at its peak performance. Try these maintenance ideas to keep your furnace on track:To make sure your system is running properly, test your thermostat regularly. Turn it on and bit by bit increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace start. If you don’t hear anything, check out our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or contact us directly.Check your filters regularly and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t stress this enough. It’s a an efficient way to increase the airflow through your furnace and keep peak efficiency.Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of interference. This includes keeping all ventilation outside of your home clear.Consider having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you observe dust collecting around your cool air returns or unmistakable debris in your ducts. To learn more about duct cleaning and the signals it’s time to hire someone, head to our blog on duct cleaning. It’s important to us that you stay comfortable this winter. If you want to learn more about furnace maintenance or would like to schedule a service with one of our experts, call Fleming Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.